Spanish idioms (modismos)

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In EnglishModismoAs in...
Throughout'Throughout the years he has become famous.'
At every turn'Something new could be seen at every turn.'
To have dealings with'I have no dealings with the rich.'
Nowhere; not... anywhere'It couldn't be found anywhere.'
Fast'He is always going very fast.'
To be in a hurry'I'm in a hurry.'
To go ahead with'He goes ahead with his work.'
In the distance'In the distance, the plane could be seen.'
To go for a walk'Let's go for a walk.'
To take aside'He took him aside.'
Just now; for the present'I don't need any more just now.'
At all cost; at any risk'I'll get it at all costs.'
To make way'They made way and he went in.'
Through'He was talking to us through a screen.'
To have on; to be wearing'He has on an overcoat.'
To associate with each other'They don't associate with each other.'
To keep'She ended up keeping the car.'
To be understood'It is understood that we will get paid every two weeks.'
To side with'He always used to side with my brother.'
Out of the way'He got her out of the way.'
Rightly so'He took it away from her, and rightly so.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
To be a question (matter) of; to involve'It's a question of (It's a matter of, It involves) a misunderstanding.'
To be right'She's not right.'
To drive wild; to unhinge.'It dives me wild.'
In the middle of'He fell down in the middle of the street.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'I followed his advice and came out ahead.'
Without questionWithout question she is the prettiest.
To retrace one's steps'We retraced our steps.'
To turn out to be'He turned out to be a conservative.'
To be up to date on'He's up to date on the situation.'
Step by step'He guided us through the jungle step by step.'
To not mince one's words, to be blunt and direct'He is very outspoken.'
Along'They were searching along the river.'
At last'At last he arrived.'
To be about'The novel is about the indians.'
To be in effect'The law is in effect.'
In the long run'In the long run, it will be better to go slowly.'
To be in the right'He's in the right.'
To walk around'He walks around the block.'
Half...'He left the door half closed.'
To cost a lot'It cost me a lot.'
To hold (control) one's tongue'Rather than argue, he held his tongue.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
To agree to'They have agreed to meet in the square.'
To have on the tip of one's tongue'I have it on the tip of my tongue.'
To come out well'He came out well in (passed) his exam.'
To turn something overHe turns is over.
To make one's way'He made his way through the crowd.'
In great haste'She left the shop in great haste.'
From now on'You'll listen to me from now on.'
To put into effect'They put several restrictions into effect.'
To take for granted; to regard as settled'He took it for granted that they would go.'
To toss and turn'I was tossing and turning in bad.'
To notice'He did not notice that Adriana had left.'
To be in the same boat'Don't complain. We're all in the same boat.'
To get one's own way'Each time he gets his own way.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'He came out on top.'
From far away'They come from far away.'
After a while'After a while he returned.'
All over'They were seen all over.'
To come out badly'He did not come out well on (pass) his exam.'
To have on one...'I don't have any money on me.'

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